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polls close in the first round of egypt's referendum with the muslim brotherhood already claiming the new constitution has been voted through. the u.s. mourns those shot dead in an elementary school massacre as a gunman targeting children reignites the debate over lax gun laws. dozens of demonstrators detained in moscow during a rally marking the one year and some of the biggest protests in recent russian history. thanks for joining us here on our t.v. our top story the first round of egypt's voting on the new draft constitution
that's divided the country and sparked weeks of violent president protests is over the muslim brotherhoods released some early results claiming the new constitution has been passed reporter bill true has more from cairo. after three weeks of political turmoil that seen mass rallies against the president time to also bloody scenes in the streets of egypt's major come cities overnight the military apparently beat up security at the polling stations for people to come and vote they of course have been called in by the president to secure the nation during this time of political unrest and the referendum this comes after violence on friday and alexandria egypt second city which saw clashes between rival protest groups to support of the constitution those against it including groups wielding machetes. also i and roads and around about nineteen injured and possible we haven't had that confirmed yet this of course follows several weeks
worth of bile and seats in the streets of cairo the referendum is actually being held across two days is there not a sufficient number of judges to supervise the process this opposition forces say is a major problem and could open up the referendum to vote rigging in addition civil society groups here questioning how that is possible for them to observe the elections for electoral fraud since the head of the constituent assembly who drafted the constitution is also the head of the national human rights council he will be overseeing the observation all the polling stations the constitution itself is a major point of contention also the opposition forces they have said that it is written by islamist dominated constituent assembly to somebody when this mass will cross by liberal leftist and church and therefore it will only enforce a religious state it also they said would impose a presidential dictatorship and neglect key rights and freedoms of expression so
this constitution they say should be rewritten the constituent assembly should be reforged so we'll have to see with the results of the referendum the future of egypt incidents of violence have accompanied the vote in egypt as beltran is reporting on twitter saying. at least four people have been injured in four different cities across the country since the start of the referendum to check her latest updates at r t underscore calm on twitter. egypt's opposition is already accusing the muslim brotherhood of massive vote rigging during the referendum this coupled with a lack of unity among the opposition itself is likely to result in a referendum not reflecting the real will of the people according to journalist and middle east analyst ahmed. morsi is not showing any signs of flexibility he's not showing any signs of building consensus and he is shown to be a very stubborn person regardless of the outcome of the referendum the scene
in egypt right now it's indicative that there is going to be a mass. playing with the results there is already the reports about money and sustenance is being given to poor people to encourage them to go out and vote favorably was yes for the constitution and on the other side the egyptians are still divided into different groups and the mobilization of the voters are not going as it should have been going so it's not really representative of the nations when or of the consensus that should have been existing. turbulence is continuing elsewhere in the arab world later this hour one of insight from an activist in bahrain where anti-government protests have been defiant and undefeated for almost two years now. but first the u.s.
is coming to terms today with the gunning down of twenty six people twenty of them children at a primary school in central connecticut the massacre ended when the killer finally turned the gun on himself or he's got a cheeky and has more from washington. there's still lots of questions as to what happened at that elementary school in connecticut the shooter has been identified at this point it was adam lanza twenty year old who went into his mother's kindergarten class she was a teacher at that school and wiped out the entire class twenty children were killed in the carnage eighteen children died at the scene to the hospital those were five year olds six year old small children the shooter also targeted and killed six adults and unless his mother the teacher was also found dead in her home should leave near the school the suspect it's three is the suspected shooter had three guns on him as he went into the school two handguns and one semiautomatic weapon all reportedly registered to adam lanza's mother
a witness said there must have been one hundred rounds fired after killing all these people at unless they were reportedly shot himself there has been a number of horrifying shootings at schools in the u.s. in the past but never has there been a rampage that killed this many small children in two thousand and seven a student killed two people at virginia tech we of course remember the columbine massacre in colorado where two students shot and killed thirteen people and injured twenty four but the children killed in connecticut were very very young we heard president obama deliver tearful speech this friday but nevertheless the white house has pretty much dodged questions on its gun policy and those are questions on many people's minds right now but the president did say it's time to take meaningful action to prevent mess occurs like this from happening again but what action he did not specify is the fact of the matter is that getting a gun is fairly easy in the u.s. adam lanza's mother apparently had no problem purchasing and registering story guns
one of them a semi automatic weapon and it's a powerful deadly weapon one of the policy goals of president obama was a ban on assault weapons but is thought to be a losing proposition for any politician in the u.s. to. really seriously consider seriously take on the issue attempts to regulate guns inevitably hit a wall and that wall is the second amendment the right of the people to bear arms some states here do have controls over gun possession but again very limited controls the state of illinois for example used to have a ban on concealed weapons but this week a federal court ruling struck down the country's last such poor vision as unconstitutional and ordered the state to craft a law allowing it so much for gun control in the us the state of wisconsin tossed out its bad on concealed weapons last year and it seems there is no way of arguing against the amendment even despite these absolute horrifying and recurring
incidents is latest tragedy has reopened the debate on what many see as we gun control laws in the us lose wall went to the white house to see the empty guns ready. many people are taking their concerns to the front of the white house as you can see about one hundred people are gathered here holding signs holding candles trying to make their voices heard saying that now is the time to talk about gun control and the u.s. we spoke to some of the protesters here's what they had to say today we saw a roomful of kindergartners slaughtered by a guy who never should have gotten a gun. if our president can't talk about it the issue now as a father of two daughters young daughters i think it's time for him for a gut check in it's there's no more and no more excuses anymore this should not have happened we should have measures in place before this to prevent people from accessing guns who are not fit to hold them also in my opinion i don't think
something that is military grade as an assault rifle i don't think that should be in the hands of anybody it's not a toy and we can't keep our teachers and our children and our school administrators safe and it very day we can't keep people who are walking down the streets safe then that should be changed and to resign ourselves to the to saying that this is a problem that has a solution is defeatist and we should we should take this on and change what we did hear from press secretary jay carney earlier this morning who said today is not the day to be talking about gun control we also heard a very emotional speech from president obama sending his condolences to the victims to the family is in newtown connecticut he did not talk about the issue of guns or gun control but protesters here say if today is not the day in the wake of this very tragic mass shooting they don't know when that time. and washington liz wall arts.
some of the biggest. most of them have been released. did not sanction any rallies to be held in this place saying that there is usually heavy traffic in this area gatherings because some additional problems they did not hold long ago with the opposition before proposing other routes fields to reach an agreement as a result today several hundred people gathered in central moscow to mark one year
since the start of government protests. we have seen some arrests including those of opposition leaders. they say that they were detained lawfully since they claim that all the people who gathered here this saturday are not taking part in any rally they're just outside for a walk but all in all what's happening here today is really of no comparison to what we've seen a year ago last december when truly tens of thousands of people took to the streets while here we're talking just about a few hundred. times in the u.k. taking their toll on the british waistline later this hour we reflect on how soaring prices and. a healthy meal. and for the first time european. treatment of terror suspects is siding with a german mistakenly fell victim to the agency's interrogation techniques that and more.
an artist was arrested for putting up posters critical of drone usage all over new york city the poster show a menacing drone shooting a missile at innocent children with the words drones protection when you least expect it written at the bottom these posters definitely reflect a lot of american fears that a big brother skynet will completely eliminate the very concept of privacy and free speech so to prove that americans live in a few. free country without any government spying the n.y.p.d. hunted down the anonymous artist and arrested him for expressing himself having arrested him at his residence they charged him with fifty six counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument grand larceny possession of stolen property and weapons possession for having a deadly terrorist weapon and unloaded twenty two caliber pistol although being in
jail won't be pleasant perhaps arzt s m a t actually in the end it got what he wanted he proved to the world that big brother surveilled him and arrested him all for throwing up a few posters looks like he proved his point but that's just my opinion. to speak your language. programs and documentaries in arabic it's all here on all t.v. reporting from the world's hot spots of p.r. people interviews intriguing stories for you. in trying. to find out more visit our big teeth dog called. old looking for a golden globe. her
line. to be soon which brightened a few moments from feinstein depression so. please for. stunts on t.v. don't come. thursday with us here on r t fifteen minutes past the hour now tens of thousands of people have marched in bahrain's capital manami as anti-government protests continue in the gulf monarchy the uprising has been going on for nearly two years and it's often met with a brutal response by the country's security forces said use a move from the bahrain center for human rights so the authorities are firm in their actions because they're backed by the west. government to have been in a. room with me so that's when they don't get i'm going to more than one hundred at
this it would thousand with. the minutes to do that and then i mean what are you going to have but you've got to be behind it because they have to be. they don't care i'm going to human cloning is a behavior. we don't have. all you can we got to. do which i mean if you so that's why they don't get a move democracy and human rights killing people and then talk to the people who do . and then you don't. so do you think it's still you watching the t.v. not the other way around and i tease company does not reveal the technologies to make the t.v. spy on its own or is using a built in camera and microphone on that. also wildlife and you expense for chinese parents of the countries kindergartens introduce a feat if they want stuff to help their children find out more.
thousands of people have taken to the streets of the portuguese capital to protest against next year's budget this includes the biggest tax hikes in the country's modern history portugal's government says they're committed to austerity measures as they struggle to meet the terms of its international creditors as the painful cuts continue to cause misery the bankers are far away from those problems basing themselves with allegedly dodgy deals that's what our teams max keiser and stacy herbert allege in the kaiser report coming your way in the. has america got it in for british banks here that is britain who is played poodle to the al capone of the
global financial and military industrial complex system and now al capone's turning on them when they're all sought but al capone in this case the u.s. regulators they won you know the u.k. to basically hire their cousin vinny h.s.b.c. for example has hired two former senior u.s. treasury officials to run is legal in compliance department these u.k. backers are going to find wake up with a ball of their skull hanging from friers bridge like roberta kalvik from the eighty's hello british banker hanging from friars branch from the back you deserved . cia agents illegally abducted a german citizen sodomized him and beat him up the use of the findings of the european court of human rights and his first ever ruling that the ca is guilty of torture the court found in favor of a man who failed for years to get legal would knowledge meet in the us and europe
of what happened to him khalid al masri says he was kidnapped in two thousand and three of abuse after being mistaken for a terrorist u.s. is now being pursued for an apology and compensation but author and historian doug valentine thinks it's unlikely to happen as the cia on the cause of the cia's clandestine nature. and those c.e.o.'s has there ever will be will ever be. a prison a prison term even in the united states of convicted of a crime these people are simply above the law the only thing to do it was is to conduct illegal activities which is why it's above the law it's businesses doing things that are illegal so the didn't. sell them here or any place to do it legal things that simply are called for gratian of what it does this is not a pro bill of. those things without prior authorization from congress the
president's national security officers everything to those policy. turn now to some other stories making headlines across the globe at least nine people have been killed and dozens injured after taliban fighters armed with rockets attacked the peshawar airport in northwest pakistan five militants reportedly among the dead the taliban claims the airfields military complex was their target military buildings are often targeted by the terror group as they seek to undermine confidence in the country's army. hundreds of people took to the athens streets for an n.t. racism march immigrants representatives of european and he raises and groups plus members of the greek socialists and the democratic left join the rally attacks against foreigners in the capital have been on the rise during the country's financial crisis. many britons are preparing for a scant christmas meal with soaring food prices forcing people to ditch the holiday delicacies the cost of food up by a third in just five years leaving many families with slim pickings as artie's
polly boycott reports. do you look at what you're putting in your shopping basket health conscious customers might want to stock up on their fruit and vege but what if that's getting too expensive for families in the u.k. the cost of their weekly shop has gone up by over a third over the past five years and it's set to get more expensive still among the healthier fresh meat so you can find chicken breasts for five ninety nine per kilogram and you've got your for isn't process as retailing at one twenty nine in some cases now if you're a struggling household with lots of mouths to feed it's a no brainer britain is now in the midst of a nutritional recession to go hand in hand with the financial one over a million children in the u.k. a growing without a daily healthy meal now the coalition government provide free fruits and veggies to schools and they supplement those on the lower income but it looks like the cheaper meal deals are often more appealing than the government health warnings
health campaign to say it's time for the government to several new plan to get britain struggling households to acquire not just the taste but also the means for a healthier diet. up next we do if you want to tour of russia's northern sports city of moore home to the world's only fleet of nuclear powered icebreakers stay with us. this is day starts at five am in the winter tending to his flock of story hundred sheep in the mountains. five years old. having studied accounting but you just. knew that he would take care of these animals after his father. he's just made camp at their winter found stage setting up his ute judicial
to fenian round tent made of disc ins his p.c. back amongst his family and his job is a lonely one and tough going out in all weathers braving streams of plus to minus forty degrees celsius is that i'm with them there are certain difficulties there's not enough time for everything i'm almost alone my sister works with my mother my mother is seventy five she's very old and i miss mountains when i'm in town and i spend a lot of time here and so on most of it i simply carrying out the work that his father did and his father before him nothing has changed over many many centuries and that's half the problem it's hard work and many people don't want to come into the industry now and that's where they fit their could die out altogether. it's difficult to manage everything alone i used to have people who helped me but they were no good they didn't take care of the sheep with all their heart they hurt
the cattle dogs little them with people leaving them coming to the countryside the region's government is having to act making the life of a herd and more attractive than promising largest subsidies for produce and livestock and organizing cooperatives for the sale of day products to ensure the herd a get the highest fair price i asked sympathizes with those youngsters leaving for an easier more profitable life day in their publics capital. but he no longer wishes to join them he enjoys his pastoral way of life now looking for a helper who shares his enthusiasm but more time on his hands he says matter of fact we can start to look for you wife.
well flip serious technology innovations all the latest developments around russia. the future. the woman screams in lines above the arctic circle and even for russia this is a tough climate to survive in when temperatures can stay below zero for eight months of the year. standing on the outskirts of the city of more months it's right up in the far north of russia and it's been the starting point for many polar expeditions i'm hoping and i'm going to get to try one or two arctic challenges myself. you have to be physically fit to survive on here and the people certainly seem to
have a lot of energy one of the biggest annual events in a moment skews the northern lympics a collection of winter games that brings the population out in force and this is a welcome to take two. now if you're going to be an arctic explorer one thing you have to have is plenty of stamina so i have decided to enter. that sort of insurance rather cross-country march. and. i know you must meet. your. goodman thank you very much who's your number one thirty one thirty which i think is about there's about a thousand people here. i'll make it to number one hundred thirty i'll be very lucky ok i'll go so if i'm torn as an experience i'm one of the race organizers and apparently i wasn't exactly in for a treat can you tell me a bit about the specifics of the race because it seems fairly true through the hard
truths you know here's a thousand gates and a bit more strange hill has about fifty killer though three to four with my feelings and i see ok well. i think if i make it past the first film it's a good if out of myself i think it's right i said it tries to. get said to go. as the other ski is zoomed off into the distance i try to get into a rhythm i don't have one of the go cross-country skiing and this time it wasn't an easy. show there's a more energy efficient way to do this. come on. early for she lived alone as the guy. on the wall to technical issues on how to address.
the phone call go backwards. first lesson. at least i was able to pick up some tips as my competitors spent posting. to the bonbon. the problem is all these guys are already trying to kill i would sit in front of it . it was slow going but i was determined to make it to the finish line unfortunately i was waiting to keep me out. o. . the vote so forth.